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Sarah McCartney Artist

Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth

 

Currently studying for the Authorial Illustration MA at Falmouth University but due to the pandemic taking intermission, returning in January 2022. A Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth Sarah studied in London for many years finishing with a post graduate diploma in sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1989. Since returning to Cornwall in 1991 Cornwall and the sea have shaped and influence her life and work.


'My work is... process led, rooted in recording, collecting and making observational drawings of found natural objects, assembling my discoveries, reflecting time spent and distilling the essence of being present so my seeing and noticing can be re-seen and rediscovered by another…  my way of living, of being awake, remembering that I am not separate, of noticing'

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urchins

I have been fascinated by sea urchins for ages. As a kid coming down for holidays in Polzeath I remember seeing baskets of the shells...

bird skulls from Samson

I was trying to sort out the things I found on Scilly but ended up spending the whole evening measuring skulls and bills and working my...

back from Bryher …

I’m back from two beautiful weeks on Bryher … there I beach combed and found many wonderful things … … filled my sketchbook with words...

 

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